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Angelina M. Petti, LL.M.

Senior Associate

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19

P.O. Box 2201

8021 Zurich
Switzerland

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 3428
F +41 44 215 5200

Languages:
English, Italian

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 3428
F +41 44 215 5200

Angelina M. Petti is a Senior Associate in Schellenberg Wittmer's Dispute Resolution Group. She has acted as counsel, arbitrator and legal secretary to arbitral tribunals in numerous international arbitrations at various seats and under a broad range of applicable laws.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Has acted as counsel, arbitrator and legal secretary to arbitral tribunals in high-value international commercial and investment arbitrations, both ad hoc and institutional (under the ICC, LCIA, SCC, AAA/ICDR, UNCITRAL and Swiss Rules)
  • Has experience in disputes across a wide range of sectors with particular emphasis on international construction and engineering projects, joint venture agreements, manufacturing and sales contracts, licensing contracts, and distribution agreements
  • Represent clients in arbitration-related matters, including enforcement and set aside proceedings
  • Advise clients on matters involving public international law

Career

Professional Experience
2009
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2006
Associate in an international "Big 4" firm in New York

Education and Admission
2017
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2012
Bar Admission in England and Wales
2009
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Dispute Settlement, University of Geneva
2007
Bar Admission in New York
2006
Juris Doctor, Hofstra University School of Law
2003
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Loyola University Maryland

Additional Professional Activities
  • Associate Professor in public international law at the Université Catholique de Lille in France
  • Publications and speaking engagements in the area of international arbitration
  • Member of several professional associations, including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the International Bar Association, the ICDR Young & International, and the New York Bar Association
  • Co-founder of the Women's Business Society established in Geneva in 2012

Selected Publications

The practical and ethical challenges of third-party funding faced by counsel
Arbitration News, Publication of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, Vol. 21 No. 1, February 2016
 
Article 3 - Notice of Arbitration and Answer to Notice of Arbitration
in: Zuberbühler/Müller/Habegger (Eds), Swiss Rules of International Arbitration - Commentary, 2nd ed., Schulthess, 2013, pp. 38-51
 
Article 4 - Consolidation and Joinder
in: Zuberbühler/Müller/Habegger (Eds), Swiss Rules of International Arbitration - Commentary, 2nd ed., Schulthess, 2013, pp. 52-67
 
International Arbitration in Switzerland - Chapter: Institutional versus Ad Hoc Arbitration
Angelina M. Petti, Anne Véronique Schlaepfer
in: Geisinger/Voser/Petti (Eds),International Arbitration in Switzerland: A Handbook for Practitioners, 2nd ed., Kluwer Law International, 2013